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Trackmobile recognizes best-performing distributors
Trackmobile announced its top four performing Distributors with Awards of Excellence for 2016.
For Wabtec, a challenging 2016
Wabtec Corp. on Feb. 21 reported results for 2016’s fourth quarter and full year, and issued financial guidance for 2017, that reflects “significant headwinds” in the freight and industrial markets,…
New from NSC: High-capacity cottonseed/woodchip gondolas
National Steel Car (NSC) and Curry Rail Services of Hollidaysburg, Pa., have teamed up to build new, high-capacity gondolas for cottonseed and woodchip service.
China to order 586 locomotives, 40,000 freight cars
China Railway Investment Corporation (CRIC) has issued RFPs (requests for proposals) for contracts to supply 586 electric locomotives and 40,000 freight cars to China Railway Corporation (CRC).
Trimble acquires Beena Vision
Technology solutions company Trimble, Sunnyvale, Calif., has acquired railroad automatic wayside machine-vision inspection systems supplier Beena Vision Systems Inc. for an undisclosed sum.
Union Pacific sees delays through Nevada, PNW
Withering winter weather is playing havoc with Union Pacific trains from Nevada up through the Pacific Northwest.
Sasser Family Holdings elevates Walsh to CEO
Sasser Family Holdings, Inc., has promoted Jeff Walsh, previously the company’s Chief Operating Officer, to Chief Executive Officer, effective Feb. 15. Walsh will replace Fred Sasser, who is stepping down…
NTSB: Bad axle caused BNSF collision
A broken axle led to a collision between two BNSF trains that touched off a crude oil spill and fire, a National Transportation Safety Board probe has found.
New Orleans Public Belt for sale
A private operator is being sought for the New Orleans Public Belt Railroad, which operates more than 100 miles of track connecting to six major railroads in the Crescent City.
Greenbrier taps FBI agent for security post
The Greenbrier Companies announced that FBI veteran Greg Bretzing has been hired as Director of Global Security & Special Projects.
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